Local History

20 February 2017

Liverpool-born actress Sunetra Sarker uncovers her Bengali roots on Wednesday 22 February. Here are some interesting facts about the Casualty star and Strictly veteran...

16 February 2017

After nearly a decade working for WDYTYA? Magazine, deputy editor Claire Vaughan is leaving for pastures new. In her final blog post, she reflects on ten years of family history fun

15 February 2017

As Warwick Davis discovered, sadly it’s not uncommon to find an ancestor who was admitted to a mental health institution. Learn more with our handy record roundup

15 February 2017

Warwick uncovered stories of marital breakdown, mental illness and music in his episode of WDYTYA? Revisit the programme with our free guide

15 February 2017

In his episode of WDYTYA?, Warwick Davis travelled from South London to Suffolk, with a brief stop in Northampton along the way

14 February 2017

Actor Warwick Davis receives the Who Do You Think You Are? treatment on Wednesday 15 February. Here’s five things you may not have known about the Star Wars legend…

06 February 2017

In her final free guide, WDYTYA? TV series genealogist Laura Berry reveals why joining the family history community can help you take your research further

01 February 2017

As WDYTYA? traces the family tree of Welsh-born comedian Greg Davies, Jonathan Scott reveals six fantastic websites to aid your research in the country

01 February 2017

Watch an exclusive clip from Greg's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? that didn't quite make the final cut

01 February 2017

In his episode of WDYTYA?, Greg Davies discovered the surprising story behind his Welsh roots. Revisit the programme with our handy guide

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